Cafe : Opinion

Putin Puts International Justice On Trial – Betting That The Age Of Impunity Will Continue
Although the potential for holding Russian commanders, and even President Vladimir Putin, accountable and punishing them for international crimes is more likely now than in the past, the path will likely be long and difficult.
Humanitarian Corridors Could Help Civilians Get Out Of Ukraine. But Russia Has A History Of Not Respecting The Pathways
Russia’s involvement in the Syrian conflict could offer a window into its Ukraine war strategy.
Canada Has Long Feared The Chaos Of US Politics
To some Canadians, the U.S. provided a cautionary tale about weak central institutions and rule by the undisciplined masses.
Panicked White People Tried To Ban Books In The ’80s, Too — With Jerry Falwell Leading The Way
From secular humanism to Critical Race Theory, the attack lines remain similar.
Meet Russia’s Oligarchs, A Group Of Men Who Won’t Be Toppling Putin Anytime Soon
Putin has kept most oligarchs at a distance – literally and figuratively
Putin’s Anti-Ukrainian Hate Speech And Its Many Red Herrings
False claims and distractions about NATO and "neo-Nazis" allow Putin to buy time as he strives to create a new reality.
A Love Letter To Kharkiv, As Russian Troops Advance
Memories from my time in a city targeted by Putin.
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